4 Assisted Living Facilities in Milford, NH
Ledgewood Bay at Milford43 Ledgewood Drive, Milford, NH
Pillsbury Home95 High Street, Milford, NH
Benchmark Senior Living at Nashua Crossings674 West Hollis, Nashua, NH
Rose Haven8 Jennifer Drive, Merrimack, NH
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Milford
Milford, New Hampshire, has a reputation for being the center of antiques, and with a store like the New Hampshire Antique Co-Op, one can see why. Seniors can browse the museum-sized store of Americana and Civil War memorabilia, enjoy the beautiful scenery and have access to two Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in the city, with two in the nearby area. ALFs in New Hampshire provide 24-hour supervision and personal care services to elderly residents in a communal homelike setting. These facilities are licensed and regulated by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Milford
Souhegan Valley Rides is a county-wide dial-a-ride bus service for seniors and individuals with limited mobility. All buses are wheelchair accessible, and the routes offered allow seniors to attend doctor’s appointments and visit prime shopping areas.
- Milford has a cost of living rate that is 17.6 percent higher than the national average. Seniors living in this area may have some difficulty building savings.
- Milford experiences a four-season climate. The summers are warm with an average high temperature of 82 degrees, and their winters are chilly with an average low temperature of 13 degrees. With 52 inches of annual snowfall, seniors with limited mobility may have trouble staying active all year round.
- According to the American Lung Association, Hillsborough County received an air quality ozone score of C, and a particle pollution 24-hour score of A, so even seniors with mild respiratory illnesses can breathe easily.
- Seniors and their loved ones can feel safe living in Milford, because of the relatively low crime rates. Violent crime is rated at 38.4 out of 100 (1 being the safest), somewhat higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is rated at 37.5, which is a little lower than the national average of 38.1.
- Milford has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital, St. Joseph Hospital located in Nashua.
Paying for Assisted Living in Milford
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Milford start around $3,880 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Milford and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Milford
In New Hampshire, low-income seniors may be qualified to receive help covering some of the costs associated with assisted living through the state’s Medicaid program. The Home and Community Based Services waiver, while not an entitlement program, may assist some seniors. There are no non-Medicaid services in available in New Hampshire.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New Hampshire page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in New Hampshire page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Milford
Milford and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Milford
Milford-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in New Hampshire are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in New Hampshire page for more information about these laws.